Travel-Learn Program

Tufts Travel-Learn Program

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Alumni, Family and Friends - Travel to extraordinary places with exceptional people


Expand the reaches of your education with the Tufts Travel Learn Program's exceptional journeys. Engage in stimulating discussions about history and current events, experience local culture, and explore some of our world’s most impressive destinations. Crafted by leading travel partners our Travel-Learn journeys are open to alumni, family, and friends.

Remaining 2014 and Upcoming 2015 Destinations


For more information please contact: Usha Nand Sellers Ed. D. Director,

Tufts Travel-Learn Program at or (617) 627-5323

2014 Destinations


Italy's Magnificent Lake District

April 29 - May 7, 2014

Discover the unique character of Italy’s turquoise lakes as we explore the charming towns, Renaissance villas, and gardens that adorn their shores.

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Southern Culture and Civil War

May 15 - 24, 2014

Delve into the rich history and splendid architecture of the South as we discover the legends and magnitude of the American Civil War and Southern Culture.

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Ancient Kingdoms of China

(With Faculty Host Professor Elizabeth Remick)

May 18 - June 1, 2014

Join us on this journey to China's ancient capitals with stays in Beijing, Xi'an, Nánjing, and Shanghai including a six-night exclusively chartered cruise along the Yangtze River.

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In the Wake of Vikings

(With Faculty Host Professor Anne Gardulski)

May 21 - 29, 2014

This journey includes Scotland’s Inner Hebridean, Orkney, and Shetland Islands, and Norway’s majestic fjords - remote destinations forever linked by their Viking heritage.

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Waterways of Russia

June 13 - 23, 2014

Join us as we cruise Russia’s waterways and visit its two great cultural capitals.

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Golf & Glens: Scotland

June 14 - 21, 2014

This inviting six-night journey includes dual itineraries for golfers and non-golfers alike.

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Cruising the Dalmatian Coast

June 18 - 26, 2014

Join us and explore the Adriatic Sea’s island-dappled Dalmatian Coast.

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Cruising the Baltic Sea

June 20 - 29, 2014

Join us and experience the cultural rebirth of the Baltic States and the imperial riches of St. Petersburg.

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The Great Journey Through Europe

June 20 - 30, 2014 (Waitlist Only)

(Additional Departure Available August 18 - 30, 2014)

On this “Grand Tour” of Europe we will travel through the Netherlands, Germany, France, and Switzerland, and cruise the most scenic sections of the Rhine River. 

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Africa's Wildlife: On Safari in Botswana, Zambia, and Victoria Falls

(With Faculty Host Professor Christopher Whittier)

July 20 - August 2, 2014

“This was truly the trip of a lifetime –an exciting adventure.”

Join us on this safari through some of Southern Africa’s great wildlife sanctuaries as we tour South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Zambia.

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Cruising the Rivieras and Islands of France, Italy, and Spain

August 8 - 16, 2014

Join us for a journey from Rome to Barcelona where we will travel to the sun-drenched landscapes and lush mountainous backdrops of the French and Italian Riviera and islands.

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National Parks and Lodges of the Old West

August 16 - 25, 2014

“The pace was excellent. Very inclusive of many national parks.”

Amidst spectacular scenery and over-nights in historic lodges, this journey traces the historic paths and natural splendors of the Old West.

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  The Great Journey Through Europe

August 18 - 30, 2014

On this “Grand Tour” of Europe we will travel through the Netherlands, Germany, France, and Switzerland, and cruise the most scenic sections of the Rhine River.

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Reykjavik Marathon

(With Staff Hosts: Coach Don Megerle 

& Mr. Marten Vandervelde)

August 21-25, 2014

Join a Tufts contingent and take part in the running of the 2014 Reykjavik Marathon.

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  Tuscany Rediscovered

September 17 - 25, 2014

“Exploring the Tuscan countryside, culture and food with fellow Tufts alumni was amazing”

Together we will experience the charm and romance of Tuscany from our base in Colle di Val d’Elsa.

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Black Sea Serenade

September 21 - October 2, 2014

“The tours were well planned and the areas visited had lots of historical significance”

Join us and discover a treasure of historic gems in the countries clustered around the Black Sea, including Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Russia and Turkey.

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  Legendary Turkey

October 14 - 28, 2014

“The trip was indeed unique and so greatly appreciated”

Turkey is ours to discover, as we begin our travels in Istanbul, and visit Troy, Pergamum, Ephesus, and Antalya.

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Cruising the Canary Islands and Morocco

(With Faculty Host Professor Eulogio Guzman)

November 7 - 15, 2014

Join us and cruise from the coast of Morocco to the sun-washed Canary Islands.

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Sicily & the Amalfi Coast

November 7 - 16, 2014

“Very much enjoyed this trip - Saw and learned a lot about Sicily.”

Join us to visit Sicily and its natural beauty, impressive man-made creations, fascinating culture, and vast history.

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Cuba: A Mosaic of Cultures

November 10-17, 2014

“it is a beautiful, interesting experience….”

Back by popular demand, our “People to People” program returns in 2014. This specially crafted journey to Cuba includes scholarly lectures, music, dance performances, museum visits, and meetings with locals.

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2015 Destinations


Expedition to Antarctica 

Featuring Dean of The Fletcher School 

Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret.) 

January 26 - February 8, 2015

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February 5 - 13, 2015

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Panama Canal & Costa Rica

March 12 - 20, 2015

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  Southern Africa & Chobe River Cruise

March 17 - 28, 2015

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Iceland Getaway

March 26 - 30, 2015

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Bali to Bangkok, Including the Oriental Express

April 11 - 23, 2015

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European Coastal Cruise

With Dwight David Eisenhower II

April 23 - May 1, 2015

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  Holland & Belgium - River Cruise

May 2 - 9, 2015

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Mediterranean Cruise: Lisbon to Rome

May 17 - 31, 2015

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Baltic Sea Cruise

With Lech Walesa & Sergei Khrushchev

June 4 - 13, 2015

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Adriatic Cruise: Venice to Athens

June 15 - 23, 2015

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Alaska and the Inside Passage Cruise

July 18 - 25, 2015

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Discover Switzerland

July 29 - August 13, 2015

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Reykjavik Marathon for Runners and Non-Runners

August 20 - 24, 2015

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French Countryside

August 28 - September 11, 2015

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Portrait of Italy

September 19 - October 5, 2015

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Greece & Turkey Cruise: Athens to Istanbul

September 28 - October 6, 2015

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Italian Riviera

October 10 - 18, 2015

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Insider's Japan

October 14 - 26, 2015

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November 2015

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For more information please contact: Usha Nand Sellers Ed. D. Director,

Tufts Travel-Learn Program at or (617) 627-5323

*All Dates, Pricing, and Itineraries are tentative and subject to change

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